September 2021 Newsletter

We have some exciting news this month; we are on the move! After 17 years at Chancellors Pound, we are moving down the hill to Nates Lane, Wrington BS40 5RS. This is the site of the old Flower Farm for those that remember; if you turn off the A38 onto Read more…

August 2021 Newsletter

Normality is beginning to return to society with regard to COVID restrictions. We are fortunate that we have been able to run a near normal service all the way through. We ask that you remain respectful of social distancing when visiting the practice and when we are on farm. The Read more…

July 2021 Newsletter

We are pleased to have added Tracey Willshear to our Reception team. Tracey has formerly worked at Summer Lane on the small animal side but is looking forward to learning all about the farm side of veterinary reception work. I am sure she will learn who you all are shortly! Read more…

May 2021 Newsletter

We have some rain! I hope it knows when to stop. The grass will hopefully start to grow as the weather warms. I would expect to see a rise in gut worm larvae on the pasture now so please be mindful of growing lambs. Faecal worm egg counts are an Read more…

April 2021 Newsletter

With Lambing and Calving now well progressed it is surprising how quickly our attention turns to getting Spring calving cows back in calf again!  Selection of heifers in a beef suckler herd is often something I take great interest in as I observe various farmers. There is no doubt that Read more…

March 2021 Newsletter

Lambing seems to be progressing well, the recent dry spell of weather has certainly helped clear the sheds. We are frequently banging the drum about antibiotic resistance and using them responsibly; it is good to hear that many of those farms that we have spoken to about watery mouth prevention Read more…

February 2021 Newsletter

Lambing seems to be progressing reasonably well. We have seen a few suspect cases of Schmallenberg disease. You may well remember when we first had an outbreak in the UK in 2012/2013 after the virus first being described in Germany in 2011. In the initial UK outbreak the virus likely Read more…